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boehner's plan. with no deal in the works you are likely to see a smaller pay check. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar joins us to detail what it will cost taxpayers. >> reporter: indeed, more than a cliff for some. >> reporter: for more and more americans, the fiscal cliff is being viewed as a failure of government. >> they are on vacation, doing whatever they are doing. they don't care. >> i just don't think they will ever come to an agreement. both parties are so far apart that there is no common ground. >> reporter: if you make between 50-60,000 deal, taxes go up $92 per bye-weekly pay check. most employers will wait for the irs and will continue to deduct at the current rate. >> supposed to be pub luck servants and we can't get a compromise going. what is the right term? >> a lot of times it seems you are not being represented. you have interests over riding the people's concerns. that is an example of what happens in congress. >> the lowest income folks' check will shrink by 3%. top earners 6%. that says nothing of loss deductions or other unknowns. >> political parties need to
says the nra has it all wrong. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> good evening and thanks for joining us for this special late edition of ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 i'm jane katsuyama in for heather holmes. >> i'm ken wayne. a series of powerful storms slams the bay area. we're on storm watch with team coverage and we begin with ken pritchett with how wind affected people's plans today. >> reporter: ken, about half an hour ago it was a foggy drive over the bay bridge. right now it's as clear as it can be and that is how quickly things have changed. earlier this afternoon wind advisories for bay area bridges and the windiest we found was this morning in pacifica. with winds this strong, and waves this high, there was little doubt that the pacifica pier would be closed. >> i think the mayan apocalypse is running a few days late. >> reporter: we're told that the waves crashed he over the pier. >> it's so windy. >> elsewhere this storm led to localized flooding in scattered parts of the bay area. despite the mess, the co
, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> i am ken wayne. >> i am heather holmes. >> the third in a series of storms to hit the bay area blew through this morning. this is what it looked like in richmond. and when the clouds broke all the damage became clear. they spotted a vinnier completely under water. -- vineyard completely under water. we have complete team coverage throughout the bay area. ktvu's ken pritchett is live in napa where the flood warning was canceled. >> reporter: napa city officials expect the napa river in downtown to crest within the hour. it was thought the napa river downtown might exceed flood state but it will fall smart of the mark. -- fall short of the mark but it did see areas of flooding. >> this is the pope street bridge. a historic spot and a spot for locals to watch the rain swollen napa river. >> i think it will flow out nicely and we will be fine by this afternoon. >> reporter: confident it wouldn't happen today but a few miles north the napa river did. >> flooded. pretty flooded coming down deer park, where the peach trees trees are. >> reporter: the napa
. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >> rising waters are threatening property in the north bay as flood warnings go up and authorities caution residents to be prepared for the worst. >> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> good evening, i'm maureen naylor, heather holmes is off tonight we're on storm watch. we have team camera tonight. meteorologist mark tamayo will detail when the next storm will hit and we begin with ktvu's lorraine lorraine blanco live in napa. >> reporter: the flood warning runs through the night and so does the sandbag operation. city workers say residents have filled 40,000 tons of sand. near the napa river many spent is their saturday blocking openings in case the river overflows its bank. as for downtown, city leaders tell us napas a years long project is two-thirds complete and believe those measures will protect the area. >> we're looking at our modeling and our flood project improvements and we're anticipating that what we have done to protect the community from flooding will keep the river in its banks within the city based on the projections of rainfall amoun
janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a stolen truck burst into flames overnight and then the fire spread to a nearby commercial building. it happened just after midnight on claire street in oakland. ktvu channel 2 reporter lorraine blanco is live with the very latest on the police investigation into the fire that sent one person to the hospital. dramatic flames too. lorraine. >> reporter: yeah. those flames were dramatic. the owner of the building was out here this morning. he was surveying the damage. he says he's still in shock. we can see quite a mess here this morning. there is an insurance company out here. they will be boarding this up later today on the corner of claire street and railroad avenue. here's a look at the huge flames you were talking about. this is exclusive video you will only see on 2. that prompted the battalion chief to call two alarms just before 1:00 a.m.. a security guard was inside. he suffered smoke inhalation but expected to be okay this morning. neighbors credit firefighters for saving their neighborhood early this morning. >> there was flames shooti
've talked to by telephone on ktvu channel 2 news at a #50k and 6:00, they've all been so calm and de scribing it sort of as a very methodical thing happening there. >> well, sadly because of the increased violence on campus and the like, we have recently had active campus shooter from exercises for our campus police, and ironically announced they concluded very recently which involved obviously the students on each of our two campuses t. -- we have an emergency voiceover system that can immediately reach the classrooms and officers throughout the campus, and we also have access to text messaging, which is one of the fastest ways to communicate with students via their cell phones. e-mail messaging is a little slower, but we utilize that, as well. >> okay. chancellor, is there anything else you'd like to add about this developing situation while we have you with us. >> obviously we're all extremely saddened and still mourning from the tragedy in connecticut and violence on our campuses needs to be curtailed. we need to get behind from my perspective the president's call for looking at
of the cash, go online to ktvu.com and you'll find a link to the police department's special web site where you can check out those stolen goods and fill out a claim form. reporting live in san francisco, david stephenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have learned that the state is investigating the oakland group home that an autistic girl walked away from last week before she was kidnap and had sexually assaulted. this as the suspect 36-year-old gary atkinson was scheduled to make a plea today on kidnapping, rape, and other charges but instead his hearing was pushed back to the 17th. police say atkinson abduct it had teenager from the fright vail bart station. the center has denied our repeated requests for an interview. >>> police in palo alto are warning people to be on guard after two women were attacked on downtown streets. >> almost got sick to my stomach when i first saw it. it was horrible. >> an elderly homeless woman named bunny became the latest victim early sunday morning. police say a man repeatedly punched her in the head and rifled through her pockets for cash. that same morni
's time now for the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to monday, it's december 17th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. i want to check in with steve. rain coming in. how long will we see this? >> through the morning here. but then it will get really cold. tomorrow. not today. today is warm. mild to warm compared to last week. light rain continues. just kind of what we call coming in west to east and it's very mild warm sector. look for morning rain. snow up on the mountains and today's highs very mild. 50s and 60s. here is sal. >>> northbound 280 traffic looks good. as steve mentioned it will be wet for the morning commute. traffic is okay so far in the south bay. also looking at the commute here on oil westbound, you can -- on 80 westbound, you can see traffic is light but it is wet. let's go back to the desk. >>> on sunday more than 2,000 people came together for memorial service to remember the 26 lives cut short after the deadly school shooting in connecticut. >> we offer you our tears and our pain, our
on the investigation. >>> there are growing concerns america will be going off that fiscal cliff if a few week. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day monday, december 3rd i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve paulson is here with the wild weather we had. and then what's in store for us. >> quiet today. there will be one more system coming in tomorrow you two. it's cold out there. a lot of upper 30s and 40s. the weekend system was very mild. that is not the case now. we had a lot of cool air. mostly sunny today. that will not be as strong as anything we saw. any rain forming is not so good. dry monday. patchy fog. we'll have more of that rain coming up. >>> here's a live look at the mccarthur maze. you can see the traffic flowing nicely on the far right hand side. folks heading out to the bay bridge teleplay -- toll plaza. also traffic looking good. let's head back to the desk. >>> we are tracking breaking in is where chp cruiser flipped over during a high speed pursuit that reached speeds of 100 miles an hour. it happened
in oakland -- we're live in oakland, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president obama is pushing ahead quickly with the gun violence. he calls the connecticut school massacre a wakeup call that needs to be addressed with urgency. >> the fact that this problem is comcan no longer be -- is complex can no longer be an excuse for doing nothing. the fact that we can't prevent every act of violence doesn't mean we can't -- >> he introduced a new interagency task force headed up by the vice president. that task force only has a few weeks to put that list together. the president also called on congress to reinstate an assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 to close the gun show loophole that allows gun sales without background checks. and he suggested the possibility of limits on high high-capacity -- on high- capacity risks. >>> during a morning conference, nancy pelosi said now is the time for action and not words. she said it's particularly important to show children across the nation that somebody is being done to protect them. >> we must take action to protect our children from harm, pr
you more details as soon as they become available. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a tragic story from oakland. a grandmother was shot and killed by a stray bullet. ktvu's tara moriarty is in oakland right now with the latest on who she was and how this happened. tara? >> reporter: well, the woman was simply walking to the store, the way she's probably done countless times before. but last night she didn't make it. and now police at headquarters are trying to figure out exactly who is responsible. this violence erupted around 7:00 last night on the 9100 block of international boulevard, when gunfire erupted across the street from the victim. she was a 49-year-old grandmother walking with a relative when she was struck and killed. police did not identify a woman. but a long time friend said she was ramona foreman who cared for her mother. now, police have made no arrests. they are still trying to figure out what instigated the gunfire that left at least ten shellcationss on the sidewalk -- shell casings on the sidewalk and then after that, more gunfire. one person was injured
the nation's highest court this morning. it's all ahead here on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's monday, december 3rd i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve paulson is here. i heard him three days. three days of dry weather? >> it will be back tuesday night. it's nothing like this weekend. thank goodness. yesterday morning was rocking and rolling. we do get a break though. some of the higher clouds coming in. overall a dry day today. highs 50s and 60s opinion here is tara. >>> let's take a live look at 880. we have no delays as we drive past the oakland coliseum. and last but not least we have a look at the san mateo bridge. you can see traffic flowing nicely. 5:00 on the nose let's head back to the desk. >>> we are following breaking news out of livermore. we have been talking about it where a chp patrol car flipped over during a high speed chase. allie rasmus just arrived on the scene. she will join us a live report on the very latest in just a few minutes. >>> time now 5:00. we are still on that sto
. reporting live from campbell, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> oakland police are investigating an usual fire overnight that started in a stolen truck and then spread to a business. coming up at 7:30, lorraine blanco has reaction from the owner of the business, plus information on the damage from the fire. >>> 7:03. in less than two hours, at 8:45, this morning, president obama will announce a white house effort against gun violence. the president is putting vice president joe biden in charge of it. now, when the president flew to newtown, connecticut after the school shooting, he promised he would do what he could to keep it from happening again. now, ktvu will carry the president's announcement live right here on channel 2 so stay tuned. again, that's scheduled for 8:45 this morning. >>> it happening right now in washington, california senator bar bau broxer has called a news conference. this -- barbara boxer has called a news conference. she will be talking about new legislation she will be introducing to toughen security at schools. we're watching it live.
structure coming back to life today in honor of that deadly attack. all ahead on the ktvu morning news. >>> good morning, to you am brand new day a pam cook day it's a friday it is december 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us on this friday morning. we get to sleep in tomorrow. that is nice. and look who is here rosemary orozco is in for steve. i hear we are going to get maybe some sun this weekend? >> yes we are looking really good. maybe for golf and holiday shopping. i would say make your plans. we want to be outdoors this weekend. it will be dry. our temperatures will be above average for december. and today the last business day of the week i should say not bad at all. we have mild conditions for your afternoon. this morning a little bit of patchy fog and it is a chilly start. i'll have current conditions coming up. >>> here's a look at highway 4 through the bay point pittsburg area you can see that steady stream of traffic sneaking its way back up westbound. up next a look here at 880 near the oakland coliseum. you can see traffic flowing well in bo
tomorrow is to dig the debris out of the creek and secure the hole. we are live in lafayette. ktvu channel 2 news. >> meantime, in pittsburg, people on the scene said there were more than 2 dozen motorists that ended up with nat tires after hitting the pothole, including a family that were on their way to see the raiders game. >> we hit a pothole and our air bags went off. so i got out to check the tires and they were blown. >> cal transsent out a crew to re-- caltrans sent out a crew to repair the road. >>> we are live to see the damage the floodwaters left behind. >> healthyy, the mobile homes behind me are surrounded by the creek. and, when the water rises the residents are left with little else to do but wait. >>> i got my mom out. i took her down to a friend's house down the street. you never know with water like this what it is going to do. >> these homes in a flood zone are a mile from sixx flags and off of i-80 neighbors were pumping water out of under their homes. they watched the water seep before it went in his unit. >> the way the skirting is built i did not get too much damage
phone lots rather than circle the airport and cause more congestion. live at sfo, christien kafton, ktvu channel 2news. >> and we have a link to the most up-to-date information on travel delays. it's under our hot topics on our home page. >>> some pg&e customers in the bay area are in the dark right now because of storm-related outages. latest numbers show almost 500 customers without power in nine bay area counties. according to the utility's website, the largest outage is in san rafael, where damage to an underground cable cut power to 113 customers after 5:00 this morning. pg&e hopes to have power restored there within the hour. >>> we started off the day with heavy rain and thunderstorms early this morning, then a bit of a break in the action. once again, into the afternoon hours, still heavy downpours, still reports of thunderstorms and even hail out there. as you can see, the cluster of heavy rain moving across the region, a loop heading out to the east. the latest right now on live storm tracker, you can pick out the coverage and the bulk of the heavy rain is out toward the stockt
starts like now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> hello again everyone i'm heather holmes display day long search off the waters near vallejo has failed to turn up any sign of a missing man of the a coast guard search team and local law enforcement agencies combed the area near mare island. jade hernandez. >> reporter: vallejo police are in charge of this investigation and they have called off the search tonight and will reassess tomorrow if they crime scene back out to the water. i want it you to take a good look at this man's photo. he is 6'1, about 210 pounds with hazel eyes and has surgery scars on his forearm and chest. vallejo police immediately called the solano county dive rescue team after mattingly's son said he was last seen on mare island. first thing this morning his family contacted police. >> it has yet to be determined if anyone has fallen in the water, but in an abundance of caution we're trying to utilize all the resolutions that we have available to us here in solano county. >> reporter: that includes the vallejo police and f
announcement about guns coming from the president in just a couple of hours. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day. middle of the week. wednesday, december 19th. i'm dave clark. >> is it the 19th? yes it is. i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. it's so cold it felt like tahoe. >> the day froze on me, steve. >> i understand. we do have a freeze warning out for the north bay. frost advisory elsewhere. temperatures are cold. let's get to them. 20s to the north. if there is even some in the santa cruz mountains it will be cool today but change in the weather is showing up. >>> good morning. southbound 680 traffic looks good as you drive past mission boulevard. also the morning commute is looking good in san francisco off to a nice start approaching the downtown area. it's 5:00 let's go back to dave and pam. >>> at 5:00 we have breaking news coming in from campbell. firefighters just found a body as they rushed to an apartment house fire. janine de la vega is there. she's been there since 4:30 this morning. what is the very latest? >
and pam. >>> we do begin with breaking news at a fire. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega joins us now from the scene. janine de la vega is down there at the scene. we will check in with her in a moment. >>> meantime oakland police are searching for the person who abandoned a stolen truck caught fire causing a nearby fire to also go up in flames. and ktvu channel 2 reporter lorraine blanco is there with more information on who was injured and video of the huge flames. lorraine. >> reporter: good morning. investigators are looking for the person who started that fire and they are also looking for the person who stole that vehicle. you can see behind me the amount of wreckage left here this morning. we also notice there are security cameras out here. police will be checking that out. firefighters arrived just after midnight to find the car fully engulfed. they called it two alarms just after 1:00 a.m. here. there was one person inside the building during that fire. >> it was a security guard that was inside. our crews brought hem out. he was treated for smoke inhalation and transport
that was on fire. flames shot in the air on athens around 1:00 this morning. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live from the scene with video you will only see on channel 2. alex? >> reporter: well, good morning. the fire inside of that home is what triggered a second fire that came from the curbside gas valve right outside the home. that's why you see pg&e crews still doing last-minute repair work to patch up the road where they had to dig things up to access that line. that second fire coming from the gas line certainly made things difficult for firefighters this morning, as the fire ripped through both floors of the home, and flames from the natural gas line shot 15 feet in the air. the homeowners had to wait for the pg&e to turn off the gas line. this started around 1:00 on the 100 block of athens street. there were four people inside the home at the time of the fire. two of them were sent to the hospital with possible smoke inhalation. a neighbor i talked with this morning told me he feels lucky this fire didn't spread to his house next door. >> grateful, you know, it was pretty smoky downstairs wh
. live in san leandro, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:03. san francisco police investigating a bizarre case that is now a homicide. a man and woman found bound and gagged right in the middle of the street. now the man has died. ktvu's allie rasmus live at the bayview police station. you have the latest information. good morning, allie. >> reporter: good morning, dave. there's still a lot of unanswered questions about how this happened. police are hoping more witnesses do come forward. they need the public's help with this case. it was around 8:30 last night when a resident called the police on brussels street. they saw a man and woman gagged in the middle of the street. the man was unconscious. the woman, semiconscious. the police weren't able to tell us if they were stabbed, shot or beaten. the man died from his injuries. one of the big questions is to figure out where this crime happened. did it occur where the couple were found or were they just dropped off there after they were assaulted. police canvassed the neighbor gathering information. and police are asking anyone wh
leaders are not being allowed to negotiate. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day friday december 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us this morning. i want to start with weather and traffic. weather rosemary orozco is in for steve. >> fair weather in the forecast. lasting through the weekend. hopefully that brings a smile to your face. tgif to you. we're off to a chilly start this morning. mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. temperatures running warm for december and it will be a trend we see for your weekend. i'll have details on this coming up in a moment. good morning, tara. >>> good morning, rosemary. here's a look at traffic through 880. the headlights are southbound as you make your way toward the hayward area. up next we have a look at the east shore freeway. the headlights you see are folks heading westbound on to the mccarthur maze and to the bay bridge toll plaza where we are starting to see backup. i'll have an update in a couple minutes. let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin with our
francisco allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we will turn now to other news. new this morning i want to tell you about a rescue along the side of a by area freeway that happened after a couple crashed their car. that car veered off interstate 880 around 1:30 this morning. it got tangled up in bushes and trees along the fence line. investigators still don't know what went wrong. >> witness described the vehicle suddenly looking as if exiting the freeway. >> police say the car hit the fence at full freeway speed. we don't know the extent of the injuries but authorities say the woman inside that car was able to talk to police. however, the man who was driving suffered a head injury and was not able to communicate with his rescuers. >>> it was a wet and soggy saturday. more rain is on the way for the next few days. the storm also brought cold temperatures to many parts of the bay. and holiday shoppers had to pull out their umbrellas, hats, and coats. san jose workers at an emergency shelter say dozens of people filled their beds because of the cold weather. the rain also caused delays up
will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue to work with the port for a period of 7 months, essentially as a consultant. a port spokesman says he'll be a retiree annuitant. working with transition. this is the same james quan who earlier this month along with former port executive director agreed to pay back more than $5000 they spent at strip clubs and charged to the port of oakland. we spoke via skype with kelly who teach business ethics at uc berkeley. >> given the egregiousness of the allegations against him and his team, it seems shocking they would want to continue to associate with what i think is a damaged brand. >> reporter: the port announced his retirement earlier this month on the same day it released an internal audit and investigation that revealed some of the credit card holders skirted spending limits. $60,000 in questionable gifts they may violate laws. warren will earn $109 an hour based on his $214,000 salary. quan retires from the port with pension benefits but it's unclear if he'll collect a pension and pay
for traffic. live in daly city, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. >>> hours ago in hayward several people ran to escape flames at an abandoned pago t building. this happened about three hours ago off dixon and copperfield avenue. ktvu's tara moriarty is here now. you got there shortly after the fire started. you talked to some of the fire victims. what are they saying? >> reporter: right now, arson investigators are here on the scene -- scene are trying to figure out if this is the case. when a woman came downstairs early this morning, she said the living room was filled with smoke and flames. she and her son ran out. this is video from the hayward fire department. crews say that the top and bottom floors of the apartment unit off dixon street and they got here. firefighters were able to knock it out within ten minutes and prevent it from spreading to other people's homes. the woman who lives here told us that she heard a crashing sound. she believes this fire was done on purpose. >> she describes somebody threw something through the window, may have been a cockt
're live in green brain -- greenbrae this morning, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> rising creek waters flooded roadways an temporarily closed highway 101. it happened on the peninsula in a creek that overflowed its banks. janine de la vega is live at the creek to show us some of the damage. >> reporter: well, we're right here on the border of palo alto and east palo alto. this is highway 101 and the creek flows right underneath it and the water was so high last night that it was flashing up over and onto the freeway. this is video of that same area of what it looked like last night. water was flooding on 101, north of the embarcadero. the highway patrol was helping motorists with traffic breaks. the creek crested at university avenue and woodland. the water spilled over and into the entrance of the four seasons hotel. fire officials say even though there was not massive damage, they remain worried about the creek. >> we need to work on these holes in this levy. can't leave it like this especially since we're early in the winter and this is the second significan
problems this morning even though it's clear outside. we begin our storm coverage with ktvu's alex savidge. >> reporter: good morning. a lot of repair work to do out here. la fayette creek runs underneath this street. it flooded. that's us what caused the roadway to -- that's what caused the roadway to collapse. crews will be using this heavy equipment to execute the sinkhole created yesterday, dig debris out from the creek that overflowed yesterday. it was late in the afternoon on sunday, when the soil eroded and the pavement out here just gave way. utility lines that were impacted, a gas line had to be capped, and suerers created a -- sewers created a bypass. now, the cause of this collapse was a pipe that diverts creek water. neighbors told us they could hear it go. >> it sounded like a big thud. a big really, heavy -- it shook the ground. it was a big boom. >> reporter: so now the city is working on a long-term fix out here for this area, perhaps they will put in some sop find kind of -- some kind of a rack so they can catch a lot of the debris that tends to run down the creek when the
't be leaving work there all together. how much he will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue to work with the port for a period of 7 months, essentially as a consultant. a port spokesman says he'll be a retiree annuitant. working with transition. this is the same james quan who earlier this month along with former port executive director agreed to pay back more than $5000 they spent at strip clubs and charged to the port of oakland. we spoke via skype with kelly who teach business ethics at uc berkeley. >> given the egregiousness of the allegations against him and his team, it seems shocking they would want to continue to associate with what i think is a damaged brand. >> reporter: the port announced his retirement earlier this month on the same day it released an internal audit and investigation that revealed some of the credit card holders skirted spending limits. $60,000 in questionable gifts they may violate laws. warren will earn $109 an hour based on his $214,000 salary. quan retires from the port with pension benefits
to have an update later. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police are looking for a young man who stabbed a 74-year- old man in downtown gilroy near lewis and monterey streets near the gilroy public library. police say the victim was stabbed in the torso but is expected to survive. his attacker is white, in his 20s with blond hair wearing dirty, tan-colored clothing. >>> police investigating bullying at an amendmentary school apparently made girl think about suicide. the parents found a suicide note m her bedroom. they claim two boys had been harassing their daughter with lewd comments. the parents called vallejo police and an investigation has begun. >>> san francisco city college may have a new financial crisis. >>> lorraine blanco is live with new information on what may be threatening funding for the school. >> reporter: we talked with veteran. and the college needs to enroll 34,000 students to keep the funding. last year, the school enrolled 32,600 students and it was put on probation. administrators expect to fall thousands short this school year. it's the second year in
. >>> complete barry news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> they said line up and close your eyes and hold onto each other. we went out and they said there could be bad stuff. >> innocence lost. a young survivor of the connecticut school shooting recalling the scary moments of a national tragedy. >> welcome to mornings on 2. >> more details are coming out about the tragic shooting at a connecticut elementary school where 20 children were killed. >> john is live now in connecticut where people throughout the state have converged this morning to mourn the dead. >> reporter: we are in -- sandy hook rights here, across from the volunteer fire department. you can see quite a bit of activity. police, firefighters, 24 hours ago it was a different scene, children were running here from their school just around the corner, sandy hook elementary to this fire station after being told by police this is where they can come to be safe because of what was happening in the school. it was a scene of chaos and horror, terrified children, hundreds of them coming here. this
there are running smoothly. we have a link on ktvu.com to track your flight just look under hot topics. >>> the storm today caused power line problems across the bay area tonight. thousands of people are still without electricity. according to pg & e more than 2,000 people are out of power in the north bay. 3,300 in the south bay. 390 on the peninsula and 340 in the east bay. >>> the rainy weather may have played a role in a number of accidents in the bay area. a crash in emeryville slowed traffic to a crawl. the accident happened right before the mcarthur maze. >>> four vehicles were involved in this crash. the road were wet at the time but the highway patrol has not said what exactly caused that pile up. >>> another multi car accident this one in oakland sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries. it happened just before 5:00 a.m. on northbound 880 near the 11th street exit. that accident involved a total of nine vehicles. >>> an officer is recovering after a driver slammed into his patrol car. the driver was responding to an accident in san leandro. the drivers that you see
more information for you on ktvu.com. >>> it's a painful debilitating medical condition. it seems to be inflicting more and more young people. >> reporter: 24-year-old nursing student told us it started as a painful wrist patch. >> when i got shingles, i was out of work for 2 weeks. >> reporter: pain spread to several spots. she blamed stress. >> i was unaware i was stressed. to me, i thought i i was busy. >> reporter: 25-year-old brian got shingles. former cardinals angel tony larussa forced him to retire. >> the pain can go on usually for a couple or 3 weeks and on occasion can be permanent. >> reporter: david wits says shingles was once thought a problem for the elderly. study show 75% of us have the chickenpox virus. when around kids with chickenpox, adults get sort of immune boost and rarely get shingles. >> doctors say this vaccine can cut your chance of shingles in half. you can think of it like a chickenpox booster. >> give it when you're old enough to protect you when you're 80 and young enough to have the low risk of shingles. >> reporter: just a bigger dose, the
. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >> and we'll have more coverage of the sandy hook school shooting throughout the morning coming up at 4:42 we are learning more information about the gunman and why the massacre could have been worse. plus the debate over gun control. what senator dianne feinstein plans to do to get a former law on the books. >>> in overnight news in san francisco a man was rescued after getting stuck in a chimney. it happened at about 11:30 last night at the heights apartment on clay street. >> i'm not sure exactly how he entered into the fireplace this time. we'll find out that a little farther upon more investigation. >> the man was rushed to the hospital. police have not released information on his condition. >>> right now downed power lines are blocking part of a major highway in the north bay. crews say the silverado trail will be closed until around 7 cc this morning. overnight accident shut down all lanes in both directions. expect delays if you plan to drive in the area. >>> we are still waiting to learn the identity of a m
to be okay. they proceeded to go to the hospital. allie rasmus. ktvu. >>> two people were injured after an accident shut down 880 last night. that happened on 2:30 a.m. near the a street exit. chp said four cars were involved. one truck overturned and the crash is still under investigation >>> there is a lot of storm damage to be cleaned up all over the bay area. and the wind and rain in san francisco caused the anding of a gas station to collapse on to a car. this happened at 17th. the driver is grateful no one was hurt. >> i was grateful we weren't in there. >> the anding did, however, cause damage to the hood and trunk. there were no customers pumping gas at the time. the pumps were not damaged which they said is lucky. because there could have been an explosion. >>> flooding shut down the lanes of the great highway in san francisco. drivers are being urged to slow down and look out for standing water. >> it knocked out power to thousands in the bay area. >> more than 700 businesses in bay point are in the dark. san rafael dealing with this. and they lost power yesterday. pg&e said i
complete bay area news coverage, starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm brian flores. >> i'm claudine wong. it's thursday, we want to start with breaking news we first reported at 4:30 this morning. the investigation is underway in a deadly police shooting in walnut creek. it happened hours ago and we are on creek side drive near 680 with the circumstances that led up to the shooting. >> reporter: police just wrapped up their latest briefing about 15, 20 minutes ago. we are getting new details, we have learned there are now multiple officers involved in this incident which wound up with an parent domestic violence suspect dead. investigators are still onto scene. the presence of police and sonoma -- contra kosta county deputies has decreased but we are learning that incident appears to have happened behind that brick fence you can see in the distance there. police say this may have started as a possible domestic violence incident that ended in gun fire. one suspect dead, nobody else hurt we have learned. we have learned the
will find complete weather coverage including radar at ktvu.com. >> san jose police are looking fort gunman who shot and killed a 17-year-old appointment that happened last night on pacific afternoon. officers don't know what shot the teen who was pronounced dead at the scene. the boy is the 16th victim to die of gang violence this year. >> police say four men kicked down a man's dark the police cadet went for his gun but the robbers beat him to it and then hit him witht. the robbers stole several items from the home and then ran away. the cadet was taken to the hospital. his girlfriend witnessed the attack but wasn't hurt. >>> we are learning the identities of the victims of a fatal home invasion at a mansion. the man was killed and his wife was beaten by intruder who broke into their home early yesterday morning. he was a multimillionaire venture c apitolist. >> the father of an autistic 16-year-old girl who was beaten and assaulted after walking away from a home is calling for the facility to be shut down. he said she walked out of the center tuesday after getting upset with a staff me
news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome. it's saturday december 29th. >> good morning. wet, windy across parts of the bay area. let's check in with rosemary. >> good morning. a weak system that is beginning to move out of the area already. giving you a look around the bay area. picking up partly cloudy skies. most of us with gray skies and here is some of that last bit of rain. the system will push toward the south. seeing just a lit of bit of light rain over morgan hill. low snow level down to 3,000 feet. some of the mountains could pick up a dusting of snow. they could pick up an up much or two before it's done. backing up to see. here is the center of the storm. now west of monterey. it'll continue to sink south and taking the rain with it. for most of us it'll be a chilly one. temperatures right now in the 40s and it's breezy. what you can expect at this hour and what you can expect for the afternoon coming up. >> and happening now a high srf advisory along bay area beaches on the heels of the tragic death of a man and boy who were
we are live in sunnyvale, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> they are investigating a fatal shooting near the square. it happened yesterday afternoon near third and franklin streets. they found the man lying in the street. he died a short time later. officers say several people were in the area at the time and may have witnessed the shooting. >> well, we were parking and we heard some, it sounded like a firecracker going off. i was saying, whoa, i was thinking the noise we heard could have been gunshots. >> police say they have not made any arrests, it is the third shooting in oakland in a 24 hour peer. >>> zack san jose police stay a boy was stabbed during the christmas celebration. the event was in full swing. the teenager was stabbed in the chest and arm and his injuries are not life-threatening. they think three people ran from the scene and police are still searching for them. >>> new, this morning, at the stroke of midnight same sex couples started lining up for licenses when washington's law allowing gay marriage went into effect. they require a three day waiting period. so today i
and redirecting the family's grief. in east oakland, patty lee, ktvu news. >> a 9-year-old boy's in critical condition after clieting on his dirt -- colliding on his dirt bike. >> boys were wearing protective gear. the-year-old suffered a -- 9-yard suffered a head injury -- 9-year-old suffered a head injury. >> san miguel and cowl road, according to the times, a 28-year-old ran a red light before crashing his car. he was treated and booked into county jail. police have on not released his name. >>> a college student accused of a deadly hit-and-run is due to be arraigned tomorrow morning. he is suspected to run into a group of pedestrian earlier this month. the victims were thrown down a hillside, a 56-year-old grandmother died at the hospital. he faces charges of driving under the influence. she was been jailed on $2 million bail. >>> prices for just about everything you buy in california are about to go up, we'll tell you why. >>> and the newest figures in. we'll tell you how retailers did this holiday seasonal. >>> and congress acts on the farm bill. hear how it affects prices at the groce
are driving on roads through the storm. ktvu channel 2 news. >> there are also problems in the late -- in the north bay. folks waking up due to power outages. new video shot earlier this morning. numerous trees and power lines down. sonoma county could receive up to 4 inches of rain today. the russian river is expected to flood tomorrow morning. people haven't been filling us to invade. certainly, plenty of chatter amongst the folks about potential flooding. many people are choosing to wait to see what happens with the river today. >> everybody's talking about it. this is minor compared to how it has been. >> in 1986, the russian river rose to 49.5 feet, more than 17 feet above flood level. you will get as high as 32 and a half feet tomorrow. flood stage is 32 feet. >> volunteers of the salvation army bell ringers covering after a freak mall accident. a large chunk of sheet rock from the ceiling entrance fell on top of her. it happened outside jcpenney. the woman was taken to the hospital that should be okay. investigators are trying to determine if heavy rainfall caused the damage.
and was taken to highland hospital in serious condition. live in oakland christien kafton ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there are new talks about a new stadium for the raiders. coming up what the nfl says it will do to help the team. >>> two restaurants at the san jose shopping center were evacuated after a friar broke out. they responded around 9:20 last night after reports of spoke inside panda express. it took awhile before they located the source of the fire. firefighters said it had been smoldering for some time. >> so the exterior signs of the restaurants could have been the cause and it was burning in that crawl space. >> and again firefighters say it's possible rainwater leaked into the sign and caused a short circuit. no one was hurt in the fire. the restaurants have water damage but firefighters say they should reopen by today. >>> in overnight news the oakland police swat team surrounded an apartment complex. police tell us warrants were served at 79th and mccarthur. this all started around 11:30 last night and ended at 2:00 a.m.. right now oakland police have not released any informati
marriage heads to the supreme court. >> complete bay your news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome. it's saturday december 8th. >> cold start to the weekend. let's check in with rosemary. foggy. >> right. you foggy for some, frigid for most and slightly warmer by the afternoon. we are waking up with mostly clear skies, some of us to near freezing and some of that fog is dense. i will take a look at it coming up. >> two teens were arrested overnight after a pipe bomb was set off inside a mailbox in a neighborhood. we are live now with more on the damage caused. >> reporter: it all started a report about an explosion in pleasant hill, close to the sun valley mall. what exploded was a pipe bomb somebody putin side that mailbox. that's what is left of it. nobody in the neighborhood was hurt but several residents reported seeing a red suv leaving the area. police spotted that suv outside college park high school and found another pipe bomb inside the vehicle. the bomb squad came out to set off the second pipe bomb. nobody was hurt. police found five teens w
in the first place. live in san jose allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there are new developments in a recent deadly home invasion. police have named three more men as suspects in the killing of kumra. 21-year-old javier garcia was arrested and booked this week. police also arrested another man deangelo austin in sacramento last night. a fourth suspect 22-year-old raven dixon was arrested earlier this month. she was charged with being an accessory in a homicide. >>> firefighters across the country are in new york paying their respects to two fallen firefighters. a 62-year-old exconvict set his house on fire on christmas eve and shot a volunteer firefighters responding to the call. he killed two firefighters and wounded two others. a funeral for one of the firefighters will be held today. the other one will be laid to rest tomorrow. >> it's pretty sad. these guys re doing their job. exactly what they are trained to do. it's something that is hard to prepare for. >> the gunman was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. police think he may have killed his sister. >>> the
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